Today, Friday, the Ministry of Commerce announced the completion of the printing of the electronic ration card for those covered by the protection network.
The director general of the department said in a statement, "The Ministry of Commerce worked on this project with the World Food Program of the United Nations and under the supervision of the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers and through the Planning and Follow-up Department, where a number of supply centers were selected in a number of governorates for the purpose of applying it to the category covered by the social protection network. to receive rations.”
She added that "working with this card, which is provided with a secret code number, is by installing a reader application on the agents' mobile phones, where the agent and through this application the card is read and verified by entering the secret number, where the quantities of vocabulary and the number of individuals appear for the purpose of preparing the family, and at the same time, a notification will reach the calculator. Central and catering centers after the citizen received the vocabulary.
She indicated that "the Sadr Supply Center in Baghdad and supply centers were selected from the provinces of Dhi Qar, Anbar, Diwaniyah, Maysan, Najaf, Kirkuk, Diyala and Nineveh," noting that "the first phase was applied to the category of those covered by the social protection network, and after that it will be applied to other groups covered by the supply system."
She stressed that at the same time, "the project came to facilitate and simplify procedures for citizens to receive food items, which comes in line with the requirements of the current stage, which is witnessing a qualitative leap in the world of technology, as well as eliminating cases of manipulation and corruption in this aspect."
The department had earlier launched a catering program on smart phones in Najaf governorate after issuing electronic ration cards to holders of the unified national card and in cooperation with the World Food Program to promote ration card transactions from transportation, rationing, and addition, as well as paying collection fees through it.
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